Publications

Nzawele, D.B., Rweyemamu, C.L. and Maerere, A.P. 2013. Genetic diversity among INERA-Mulungu (DR Congo) Musa spp. germplasm and their relatedness to those in Tanzania using numerical taxonomy. Plant Genetic Resources 11(01):50-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1479262112000354

Van den Broeck, K. and Dercon, S. 2011. Information flows and social externalities in a Tanzanian banana growing village. Journal of Development Studies 47(2):231-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220381003599360

Mgenzi, S.R.B., Mshaghuley, I.M., Staver, C. and Nkuba, J.M. 2010. Banana (Musa spp.) processing businesses: support environment and role in poverty reduction in rural Tanzania. p. 249-255. In: Dubois, T., Hauser, S., Staver, C. and Coyne, D.(eds). International Conference on Banana and Plantain in Africa on Harnessing International Partnerships to Increase Research Impact, Mombasa, Kenya, 2008/10/05-09. Acta Horticulturae 879. ISHS, Leuven. http://www.actahort.org/books/879/879_24.htm

Mowo, J.G., German, L.A., Kingamkono, M.N. and Masuki, K.F. 2010. Tracking the spillover of introduced technologies: the case of improved banana (Musa spp.) germplasm in northeast Tanzania. p. 695-703. In: Dubois, T., Hauser, S., Staver, C. and Coyne, D.(eds). International Conference on Banana and Plantain in Africa on Harnessing International Partnerships to Increase Research Impact, Mombasa, Kenya, 2008/10/05-09. Acta Horticulturae 879. ISHS, Leuven. http://www.actahort.org/books/879/879_75.htm

Maerere, A.P., Rweyemamu, C.L., Sibuga, K.P., Mgembe, E.R., Rwambali, E.G. and Nchimbi-Msolla, S. 2010. Analysis of the agricultural science, technology and innovation system: banana (Musa spp.) case study in Tanzania. p.851-858. In: Dubois, T., Hauser, S., Staver, C. and Coyne, D.(eds). International Conference on Banana and Plantain in Africa on Harnessing International Partnerships to Increase Research Impact, Mombasa, Kenya, 2008/10/05-09. Acta Horticulturae 879. ISHS, Leuven. http://www.actahort.org/books/879/879_94.htm

Carter, B.A., Reeder, R., Mgenzi, S.R., Kinyua, Z.M., Mbaka, J.N., Doyle, K., Nakato, V., Mwangi, M., Beed, F., Aritua, V., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Miller, S.A. and Smith, J.J. 2010. Identification of Xanthomonas vasicola (formerly X. campestris pv. musacearum), causative organism of banana xanthomonas wilt, in Tanzania, Kenya and Burundi. Plant Pathology 59(2): 403. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3059.2009.02124.x

Maruo, S. 2007. Development of the plantain-based culture of the Nyakyusa of Southern Tanzania. African Study Monographs 34(Suppl):21-38.

Smale, M. (ed.) and Tushemereirwe, W. (ed.). 2007. An economic assessment of banana genetic improvement and innovation in the Lake Victoria Region of Uganda and Tanzania, IFPRI Research Report. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC. 188p. http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/rr155.pdf

Van den Broeck, K. and Dercon, S. 2007. Social interactions in growing bananas: evidence from a Tanzanian village. University of Oxford, Oxford (GBR). 33p. http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/workingpapers/pdfs/2007-05text.pdf

Msogoya, T.J., Maerere, A.P. and Grout, B.W. 2006. Field performance of micropropagated East African banana (Musa AAA East Africa) in the eastern zone of Tanzania. Biotechnology 5(4):471-474. http://dx.doi.org/10.3923/biotech.2006.471.474

Msogoya, T.J., Maerere, A.P., Kusolwa, P.M. and Nsemwa, L.T. 2006. Field performance of improved banana cv. ‘FHIA-17’ and ‘FHIA-23’ in the eastern zone of Tanzania. Journal of Agronomy 5(3):533-535.

Nkuba, J., Edmeades, S. and Smale, M. 2006. Gauging potential based on current adoption of banana hybrids in Tanzania. p1-4. In: Smale, M., Edmeades, S., De Groote, H. (eds). Promising crop biotechnologies for smallholder farmers in East Africa: bananas and maize. Research at a Glance. IFPRI, Washington (USA). http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/br1004_21.pdf

Baijukya, F.P., De Ridder, N., Masuki, K.F. and Giller, K.E. 2005. Dynamics of banana-based farming systems in Bukoba district, Tanzania: changes in land use, cropping and cattle keeping. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 106(4):395-406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2004.08.010

Gallez, A., Mbehoma, C.B., Van Den Houwe, I. and Swennen, R. 2004. Rapid mass propagation and diffusion of new banana varieties among small-scale farmers in northwestern Tanzania. African Crop Science Journal 12(1):7-17. http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?cs04002

Yamaguchi, J. and Araki, S. 2004. Biomass production of banana plants in the indigenous farming system of the East African Highland A case study on the Kamachumu plateau in northwest Tanzania. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 102(1):93-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-8809(03)00230-5

Maruo, S. 2002. Differentiation of subsistence farming patterns among the Haya banana growers in northwestern Tanzania. African Study Monographs 23(4):147-175.

Baijukya, F.P. and Piters, B.De.S. 1998. Nutrient balances and their consequences in the banana-based land use systems of Bukoba district, northwest Tanzania. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 71(1/3):147-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-8809(98)00137-6

Rugalema, G.H., Okting’Ati, A. and Johnsen, F.H. 1994. The homegarden agroforestry system of Bukoba district, North-Western Tanzania. 1. Farming system analysis. Agroforestry Systems 26(1):53-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00705152

Rukazambuga, N.D.T. 1993. Banana production constraints in Tanzania with particular reference for pests and disease. p. 388-394. In: Gold, C.S. and Gemmil, B.(eds). Biological and Integrated Control of Highland Banana and Plantain Pests and Diseases, Cotonou, 1991/11/12-14. Biological and integrated control of highland banana and plantain pests and diseases. IITA, Kampala .

Evers, G. 1992. Banana cultivar diversity in the area of Morogoro, Tanzania. Fruits 47(3):377-391.

Nsemwa, L.T. 1991. Problems of banana weevil and nematodes in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Fruits 46(5):541-542.

Thesis

Nzawele, D.B. 2012. Distribution and genetic variation of Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Musa spp. colla and their relatedness with those in Tanzania. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania. PhD Thesis?

Nkuba, J.M. 2007. Assessing adoption and economic impacts of new banana varieties on livelihoods of farmers in Kagera region, Tanzania. PhD Thesis.  Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro. 200p.

Baijukya, F.P. 2004. Adapting to change in banana-based farming systems of northwest Tanzania: the potential role of herbaceous legumes. PhD Thesis. Wageningen Universiteit, Wageningen. 192p. http://edepot.wur.nl/121607

Bioversity-INIBAP publications:

Lusty, C. and Byabachwezi, M.S.R. 2006. Banana Xanthomonas wilt surveillance activities in Tanzania. p. 36-39. In: Karamura, E., Osiru, M., Blomme, G. and Picq, C. (eds). Banana Xanthomonas Wilt Regional Preparedness and Strategy Development Workshop, Kampala, 2005/02/14-18. Developing a regional strategy to address the outbreak of banana Xanthomonas wilt in East and Central Africa. INIBAP, Montpellier.

Byabachwezi, M., Mkulila, S. and Karamura, D.A. 2005. Tanzania Musa expedition 2005: Morogoro-Mbeva region, December 2005. INIBAP, Kampala. 58p.

Byabachwezi, M.S.R., Mkulila, S.I., Blomme, G., Gold, C.S., Ragama, P.E., Karamura, E.B. and Nkuba, J.M. 2005. The effect of pest management practices on banana pests in the Kagera region of Tanzania. p. 43-52. In: Blomme, G., Gold, C.S. and Karamura, E.B. (eds). Workshop on Farmer-Participatory Testing of Integrated Pest Management Options for Sustainable Banana Production in Eastern Africa, Seeta, 2003/12/08-09. Farmer-participatory testing of integrated pest management options for sustainable banana production in Eastern Africa. INIBAP, Montpellier.

Gallez, A., Machiels, O., Mbehoma, C., Mitti, R. and Gervase, P. 2003. Impact of superior banana varieties (SBVs) in Kagera, Tanzania. p. 12-14. In: Lusty, C. and Smale, M. (eds). Interdisciplinary Research Design Workshop jointly organized by the International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain International (INIBAP) and the Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Kampala, 2002/11/07-11. Assessing the social and economic impact of improved banana varieties in East Africa. INIBAP, Montpellier.

Nkuba, J. and Byabachwezi, M.S.R. 2003. Socioeconomic importance of bananas in Tanzania. p.17-18. In: Lusty, C. and Smale, M. (eds). Interdisciplinary Research Design Workshop jointly organized by the International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain (INIBAP) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Kampala, 2002/11/07-11. Assessing the social and economic impact of improved banana varieties in East Africa. INIBAP, Montpellier.

De Langhe, E., INIBAP, Karamura, D.A. and Mbwana, A. 2001. Tanzania Musa: expedition 2001. July 8th to July 20th 2001. INIBAP, Kampala. 106p.

Mbwana, A.S.S. and Rukazambuga, N.D.T. 1999. Banana IPM in Tanzania. p.237-245. In: Frison, E.A., Gold, C.S., Karamura, E.B. and Sikora, R.A. (eds). Workshop on banana IPM, Nelspruit (ZAF), 1998/11/23-28. Mobilizing IPM for sustainable banana production in Africa: Proceedings of a workshop on banana IPM. INIBAP, Montpellier.

Rwezaula, P., Hemelings, C., Gallez, A. and Sharrock, S. 1998. Propagation and diffusion of improved banana varieties in the Kagera region. Infomusa 7(1):15-17.